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How To Hire a Designer For Your Website

When choosing a web designer for your project, it's crucial to carefully approach the search process: If you rush and quickly pick the first one you see, odds are you won't like the end result or the project won't be completed at all. Let's see what you need to pay attention to when choosing a designer.
Look at the designer's previous work to evaluate their style, expertise, and ability to create appealing websites. Consider what emotions the projects evoke, if you like them, and whether there are any works similar to your request. For instance, if the designer's portfolio contains only landing pages and you need an online store, most likely, this person is not the right fit for you.
Talk to the designer to make sure they are easy to communicate with, understand the goals of your project, and are willing to consider your requests and feedback. If you feel that communication is hard from the beginning, it's a sign that you may want to keep looking.
Willingness To Sign a Contract
If the designer strongly refuses to sign a contract, it may signal their unreliability. Try to avoid working without a contract.
Discuss the timeline for your website and keep in mind that the designer you choose may be busy with projects and won't be able to meet your deadline.
If there is no content for the website, such as texts and images, it's a good idea to discuss this with the designer before you start. Some designers team up with copywriters and illustrators and will be able to take care of these tasks. But not everyone is willing to work on such terms. Talk through these points in advance to choose the right designer.
Tilda Experts
You can find a website designer on Tilda using the Tilda Experts directory at Tilda Experts.
Fill in the brief, and it will be sent to the designers who are suitable for your task in terms of price and experience. If an expert is interested, you will receive a link to their portfolio and can contact them directly.
Another way to find a web designer is to check out the gallery of the best projects on Tilda #madeontilda. Oftentimes you’ll see the designer’s signature with a clickable link to their portfolio in the footer of the page.
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